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Laolongtou (Old Dragon's Head)

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South of Shanhaiguan District, Shanhaiguan District, Qinhuangdao 066200, China
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All reviews wall meets great wall of china the dragon starting point day trip original structure walk along entrance ticket rmb person tourist area photo opportunities nice walk nice area other attractions ming dynasty maze head
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We head out to Laolongtou (Old Dragon's Head) but had no idea how much to see. We recently move to Qinhuangdao and this was was on my personal bucket list. I think my family was not so sure. We took a taxi from our place...More

Thank Pauli C
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

You need to look on the platform to see the shape of the dragon head. It’s where the Great Wall meets the sea and is a great thing to see. There are museum buildings with army barracks etc and an original drinking well.

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Old dragon's head or where the wall meet the sea is quite a scenic area, which unfortunately is swarming with tourists.Ticket is 50 RMB/person, seen also some discounts depending on age (if with children).Suggestion is to wear comfortable clothes, you can also take a quick...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

LaoLongTou is a great way to spend the day. We only entered the park at 4pm and it closed at 6pm, but we would recommend going earlier and bringing swimming costumes, towels and change of clothes especially for the kids. It costed 50yuan per adult...More

Thank sojourners01
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The easternmost point of the Great Wall in Hebei Province. The head of the Old Dragon connects the mainland and the Bohai Bay. However it was crowded with visitors when I was there. Therefore I could not take a picture of the landscape without sightseers....More

Thank CJ C
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The Wall meets the Sea... and thousands of tourists each day... and a scenic coal-loading terminal in the background. Almost entirely reconstructed in the 1980s, but nevertheless everything is in good order. Kinda feels like something proper to do for a quick visit, especially if...More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

I was excited and waiting for the dragon head, the wall and the sea. However, when I was there, it quite disappointing me. I mean it's good but if you went to other wall, it quite long, you need hiking and spent sometime there. Compared...More

Thank Ltp_BKK
Reviewed 13 June 2018

It is very cool to see the beginning of the wall. We did a day trip on the bullet train from Beijing. Long day but so worth it. The fort area is touristy in that there is lots to see and read. And its been...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 25 May 2018

It was a lovely place but unfortunately we were there on a rainy day. So photography was a little out. As we had arrived quite early in the morning, we were happy to be able to get a good briefing from our friend Ms.Lau who...More

Thank Yi C
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Have not been in The Great Wall in Beijing yet but Old Dragon's Head is cool ( entrance ticket is 30 RMB ), that's the place where the great wall starts ( from the sea ) there is also a temple next to it on...More

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15 April 2018|
Response from 19Stevenson86 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't do it as a day tour from Beijing. The Dragon's Head was a highlight of the trip for me, so I took the train from Beijing to Qinhuangdao (2 hours?) and stayed at a hotel for two nights (the Shangri La, which was... More
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Response from Redwan F | Reviewed this property |
2-3 hours is enough for visiting and exploring the area. It would be great, if you have a local bilingual guide. Thus you can have the overview of the history which will surely increase memory, importance and enjoyment of... More